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This month marks the five-year anniversary of the Second Chance Act, the landmark legislation authorizing federal grants to support programs aimed at ...
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On Wednesday, November 13, 2013, the Second Chance Reauthorization Act was introduced in the Senate by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Patrick Leahy (...
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By Mai P. Tran, Program Associate In October 2013, 104 government agencies and nonprofit organizations across the country were awarded grants throu...
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National Forum Brings Together 13 States Competing for “Statewide Recidivism Reduction” Grants Dr. Gary Dennis, Senior Policy Advisor a...
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Each year, about 640,000 individuals are released from state and federal prisons and millions cycle through local jails. When reentry fails, the...
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By Mai P. TranDuring a ceremony on Rikers Island last month, William Torres told the crowded room, “I am a better man now than I was 12 years ago.”Tor...
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Connecticut Governor Dannel P. MalloyAs part of Governor Dannel Malloy’s Second Chance Society reentry initiative, Connecticut has opened a new reent...
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By Heather Tubman-Carbone, Policy AnalystThe Smart Supervision grant program aims to improve probation and parole success rates and reduce crime by he...
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The women of Santa Maria Hostel like to talk about miracles.They describe the miracle of meeting Amelia Murphy, director of Santa Maria’s Recovery Sup...
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By Ashleigh Fryer, CSG Justice Center Staff In June 2014, 10 men signed up for a 6-week career training program with the goal of securing stable jo...